free EP release by Noisepsalm released by Auricular Records. The Malleus Maleficarum (Latin for "The Hammer of Witches", or "Hexenhammer" in German) is one of the most famous medieval treatises on witches - written in 1486 by Heinrich Kramer and Jacob Sprenger, and published in Germany in 1487 - it challenges all arguments against the existence of witchcraft and instructs on identity, interrogatation and conviction of witches. Noisepsalm explores Malleus Maleficarum... Topics: Noisepsalm, Auricular Records, Experimental, Industrial
American multi-instrumentalist, composer, and performer Elliot Sharp stops by Auricular Records during his tour of the area in 1991. He pioneered ways of applying fractal geometry, chaos theory, and genetic metaphors to musical composition and interaction. Sharp joined us just about the time of the release of Twistmap, Tocsin and Trick Moon. Topics: Elliot Sharp, Auricular Records, San Francisco
This is a live performance from 1995 recorded live on Radio Free Hatred on KFJC, Los Altos Hills, CA. The recording was originally released as a cassette in 1995 and packaged in a silk screened limited edition burlap bag as a gift to friends and family for the holidays. The five "pieces" were actually one continuous piece originally and have been edited to represent the five distinct portions of the performance. No more than 30 seconds of the original performance have been deleted.... Topics: ambient, experimental, noise, drone, soundart, Auricular Records
KK Null and Scott Ayers (Pain Teens) Live at Kaleidoscope Records September 19, 1990 Pain Teens was an experimental noise rock band formed in Houston, Texas in 1985 by Scott Ayers and Bliss Blood. The band used tape manipulation, digital delays, sampling, tape cut-ups and other effects in their music. KK. Null (born Kazuyuki Kishino in Tokyo) is a Japanese experimental multi-instrumentalist. Put the two together in Auricular Records and turn up the volume and this is what you get. Topics: KK Null, Pain Teens, Scott Ayers, Kaleidoscope Records, Auricular Records
originally released in 1992 on cassette as a limited edition of 100 features tracks by Big City Orchestra, The Chambermaidens, Brook Hinton, Rob and Robo, Black Industrial Artists Guild, Routerwhelm, PF, Sense/Net Topics: ambient, experimental, electronic, industrial, noise, abstract, musique concrete, auricular records
"The Artifacts of Visitacion" is a suite in three parts: - Approaching the Zone in Harmont - First Blind Quarter, Second Blind, and so on - The Golden Sphere, and Departure Titles are inspired by the science fiction novel Roadside Picnic written by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky published in 1971, upon which Andrei Tarkovsky's film Stalker was loosely based. This recording serves as a musical offering to accompany the narrative. The Artifacts of Visitacion is a live, improvised... Topics: electronic, field recording, musique concrete, abstract, Auricular Records
originally released in 1991 as a limited edition cassette release of 100 copies Featuring tracks by shiFt, Screaming Isolation, Eleven Shadows, Jim JEan, Blackhumour, Gen Ken Montgomery, Iaocore Topics: ambient, experimental, electronic, industrial, noise, abstract, musique concrete, auricular records
Brook Hinton Live at Auricular Records Dec. 7, 1991 Founder of the Subelectric Institute label, member of Kingshouse, Hinton-Templare, Big City Orchestra, Sense/Net, and Negativland contributor to Negativland stopped by Auricular Records. Brook created a wonderul synthesized soundart environment with the unique sounds and qualities that are specific to his work. Topics: Brook Hinton, Kingshouse, Negativland, Auricular Records, Subelectric, Hinton-Templar
Live in-store performance by Gen Ken Montgomery at Auricular Records in San Francisco, CA on September 29, 1991. Gen Ken is an x-sound artist who has been working since the late 1970s with primitive homemade electronics, tape recordings of noisy real-world devices. Gen Ken was also founder of the Generator Sound Art Gallery, NYC, (1989-1992) and Generator Sound Art Inc. Topics: experimental, noise, Gen Ken Montgomery, Auricular Records, Kaleidoscope Records, Generator
Ars Sonor & Implicit order layering the sonic richness of the universe into this dark and beautiful collection of ambient drone pieces. Topic: ambient, experimental, drone, soundart, Ars Sonor, The Implicit Order, Auricular Records
Experimental soundart collage masters Foundation for Public Broadcasting performing live in 1990 at Auricular Records in San Francisco. Utilizing scanners, radios, consumer electronics, toy samplers, and a myriad of other sound treats FPB weave a complex web of audio art. Topics: Foundation for Public BRoadcasting, Auricular Records, Soundart, Audio Collage, Experimental, Noise
Merbow live performance at Kaleidoscope Records (aka Auricular Records) during their US tour in 1990. Performers were Masami Akita and Reiko A. Topics: Merbow, Masami Akita, Reiko A., Noise, Experimental, Auricular Records, Kaleidoscope Records
Collaboration between well known italian dark ambient musician Adamennon and Beta, the solo project of MikeB. of Viscera///. This release also features remixes by inDUBstrial artist Noisepsalm and ambient/experimental artist Nux Vomica. Adamennon (Adam Van Maledict) is an incredibly prolific dark/doom/ambient underground Italian artist. Since his inception (2006) he released tons of material in any format and with various monickers. Actually, along with his solo career, he collaborates in... Topics: ambient, dark ambient, experiment, noise, industrial, post metal, sound art, Auricular Records
Ron Anderson Live at Kaleidoscope Records, San Francisco, CA April 8, 1990 One of the first in-store musical performances at Kaleidoscope Records, which was later to be known as Auricular Records. This show featured instrumentation by Ron Anderson on electric guitar and metal box of scrap, Ed Osborne on guitar and an early appearance of the electric ski, and Fred Lonberg-Holm on electric cello. Laurence Kopel provided vocals during a portion of the show as well. The performance started in the... Topics: Ron Anderson, Ed Osborne, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Laurence Kopel, Auricular Records, Kaleidoscope...
This week's episode will feature a celebration of the Solstice and Snow with tracks by Cindytalk, Hybryds, Bjork, Olafur Arnalds, Kate Bush, Nux Vomica, Winter, Modern English, Movietone, Arkhonia, Kikai, Virginia Astley, Explosions in the Sky, Sleep Party People, Coil, Tori Amos, Owl Brain Atlas, The Pop Group, Offthesky, Esquivel!, Pizzicato Five, Captain Beefheart and Fourteen Twentysix.(dis)PERSE Dispatch is a weekly broadcast on DFM RTV, Netherlands produced and hosted by Alan Herrick of... Topics: ambient, experimental, drone, soundart, dub, alternative, difficult music, Auricular Records, DFM...
Thomas Park (Mystified) and Mark Wilson (Conure) offer up their sophomore release for Auricular Records of processed ambient drones. One continuous 40+ minute track perfectly suited as a soundtrack to relaxation, industrialization or exploration. Thomas Park has been involved with music for his entire life. He was trained in classical and jazz music as a teenager, and played the trombone and piano. His listening habits changed in the late 1980's, and Thomas became interested in electronic... Topic: ambient, drone, Mystified, Thomas Park, Mark Wilson, Conure, Auricular Records, noise, experimental
Venetian Veil is a side project of Sacramento area post rock/metal shoe gaze artists (waning). A richly layered style which is equal parts early 4AD and an entire 3-decades of cross-genre influences contribute to this release. A dream of the ghostly woman in the cinema, whispering into your ear. Star-gazing music. If the listener sleeps, all the better. Patterns in the carpet, the wall, the trees, the clouds. Full download contains digital liner notes credits released 01 March 2012 Apophenia -... Topics: ambient, experimental, soundart, (waning), 4AD, Auricular Records, Jim Willig, Susan Hunt,...
Daevid Allen appeared on August 1st 1991 in San Franciso's Auricular Records and performed an afternoon of spoken word with Tom the Poet. Spoken word pieces contained consisted of assorted poems, lyrics from Daevid's songs and political commentary. This is taken from a 1st generation cassette recording. Good quality but there is hiss. Topics: Daevid Allen, Gong, Magick Brother, Mother Gong, Prog, Soft Machine, Auricular Records
Nux Vomica performing live at KFJC Studios March 19 1992 in Los Altos Hills California This is most likely a performance from the Mr.Hate show on KFJC. Probably one of the louder, more industrial sounding Nux Vomica recordings of this time period. There are several tiems where the level on the soundboard are completely pegged and some pretty insane noise is being broadcast - only to drop off into the more relaxing sounds that Nux Vomica were more known for. Cast includes Alan Herrick, jenny... Topics: Auricular Records, KFJC, Nux Vomica, Alan Herrick, Evan Sornstein, Jenny Liang Herrick